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The heurigen (wine taverns) of Vienna

Vienna

Feast on the local cuisine and try the first...

U.S. Expat Dishes Up Tasty Grub in Pana // Guajimbos Uraguyan Parrillada

Panajachel

Located on busy Calle Santander, Guajimbos is a must-stop...

Visit Maximon on Your Own - No Tour Guide Necessary

Santiago La Laguna

Get to Santiago via "lancha publico". They are cheaper...

Taking the Public Bus from Chiang Mai

Chiang Dao

Pretty much a straight shot from Chiang Mai with...

El Tigre for cheap Tapas

Madrid

Order una cana. You'll get a small draft beer...

Belize to Guatemala Border Crossing at Melchor de Mencos

Benque Viejo del Carmen

Border name: Melchor de Mencos Between cities: Benque Viejo Del...

Whales and a hidden island in Mexico!

Punta De Mita

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